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Independent Voters Committee Of The Arts And Sciences E1

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Independent Voters Committee Of The Arts And Sciences E1

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Image title: 
Arts and Sciences Delegation Endorses Roosevelt
Credit line: 
International News Photo, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

A delegation representing the Independent Voters Connnittee of the Arts and Sciences came to the White House on Thursday, Octobers, 1944 to present President Roosevelt with a formal statement of endorsement for his reelection.
In the group from left to right are Van Wyck Brooks, author; Hannah Dorner;Jo Davidson, sculptor and chairman of the Committee; Jan Kiepura, formerly of the Metropolitan Opera Association; actors Joseph Cotten and Dorothy Gish;
and Harlow Shapley. 

Photo date: 
October 5, 1944
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972